Day 1

10 February 2016

Smart Cities

“The smart city is an alluring vision of the future, in which civic technology such as traffic lights, smart meters for utilities and public transport could all be connected and feed back invaluable data online”

These sessions will cover all aspects of the development and future of smart cities. The track will explore the entire debate and structure of smart cities. They will discuss the effect of digital on the opportunities for smart city development, how to identify and implement an ecosystem within a smart city and also the social and societal considerations such as improving sustainability, quality of life and economic performance. The track will also discuss the energy sector and how changes within this industry fit with smart city development, and explore potential issues of technology, mobility and sustainability.

10:00AM

Smart Cities: Chairs welcome and opening remarks

Michele Mackenzie

Principal Analyst, M2M and IoT

Analysys Mason

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. Michele Mackenzie, Principal Analyst, M2M and IoT, Analysys Mason

10:20AM

Keynote Panel: Smart Cities on the move

Michael Mulquin

Global Smart Cities Standards Expert, Co-Chair Advisory Group

British Standards Institution - Smart Cities

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Paul Wilson

Managing Director

Bristol Is Open

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John Davies

Chief Researcher, Future Business Technology

BT

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Jonny Voon

Lead Technologist - Internet Technology

Innovate UK (the UK Government’s Innovation Agency)

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  • Discussing smart city development in Europe and beyond
  • What are different global initiatives and how does it help the digital transformation between and within cities? Exploring common set standards and principles such as Hypercat
  • To what extend can new technologies help address socioeconomic and environmental challenges?
  • What are the challenges of adopting new technologies from local to national networks and beyond? Discussing relevant rules, regulations and policies in place
  • Exploring technologies, ecosystems and toolkits available for open and smart cities
  • Monetisation strategies for smart cities

 

Moderator: . Michael Mulquin, Global Smart Cities Standards Expert, Co-Chair Advisory Group, British Standards Institution - Smart Cities
. Paul Wilson, Managing Director, Bristol Is Open
. John Davies, Chief Researcher, Future Business Technology, BT
. Katalin Gallyas, CEO, Civic Tech Amsterdam
. Jonny Voon, Lead Technologist - Internet Technology, Innovate UK (the UK Government’s Innovation Agency)

11:00AM

Transforming cities – towards a connected government

Chi Onwurah

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central & Shadow Minister Culture & Digital Economy

Shadow Minister Culture & Digital Economy

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  • Discussing the value of a connected government
  • How a connected government can help to offer better social services and safe costs at the same time
  • What do citizens want from a connected government in today’s digital world vs. what are priorities for government implementation?
  • Evaluating the success and quantified benefits of a smart city to the citizen and the city
. Chi Onwurah, Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central & Shadow Minister Culture & Digital Economy, Shadow Minister Culture & Digital Economy

11:30AM

Keynote: Smart Cities – without the hot air

Mischa Dohler

Professor in Wireless Communications

King's College London

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  • Introduce quantitive approach to first-order (financial) and second-order (social) KPIs in Smart Cities
  • Understand what yields largest impact, what doesn’t, and why
  • Introduce the concept of “Zero-Capex Smart City” which minimises deployment/usage risks
  • London as a cycle & pedestrian city only, on Wednesdays
. Mischa Dohler, Professor in Wireless Communications, King's College London

12:00PM

Introducing oneTRANSPORT: New thinking in Smart City data integration

Alan Carlton

Managing Director & VP Europe

InterDigital

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oneTRANSPORT is collaborative project of 11 partners and is a Transport industry Case Study on the path to the IoT. The oneTRANSPORT project is developing the world’s first open integrated transport solution for Local Authorities (LA) using the emerging international standard oneM2M service delivery platform. oneTRANSPORT will allow LAs to leverage their data assets in valuable new ways enabling rich new application possibilities, reducing costs, driving end user behaviour change and improving movement of people & goods. Our aim is to demonstrate the commercial viability of TfL-like services for counties without TfL-size budgets and, in so doing, to unlock new market-led funding for the transport industry, firstly in the UK then beyond.

. Alan Carlton, Managing Director & VP Europe, InterDigital

12:30PM

Panel: Smart Travelling – Creating intelligent transport systems

Michele Mackenzie

Principal Analyst, M2M and IoT

Analysys Mason

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Lauren Sager Weinstein

Head of Analytics

Transport for London

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Nicholas Cary

Head of Digital Transformation

Department for Transport

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Noelle Godfrey

Programme Director Connecting Cambridgeshire. Head of Digital Infrastructure

Cambridgeshire County Council

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Paul Copping

Smart City Advisor, Digital Greenwich

Royal Borough of Greenwich

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  • Exploring the potential of IoT in the transport sector and how it can help cities to address trends such as traffic congestion, environmental awareness and improving quality of life
  • What are the latest advancements and IoT technologies that enable connected transport systems?
  • The benefits of implementing M2M technologies such as smart navigation and how it can positively affect urban mobility
  • Discovering ways in which smart transportation can add business value and generate additional revenue

 

Moderator: . Michele Mackenzie, Principal Analyst, M2M and IoT, Analysys Mason
. Lauren Sager Weinstein, Head of Analytics, Transport for London
. Nicholas Cary, Head of Digital Transformation, Department for Transport
. Noelle Godfrey, Programme Director Connecting Cambridgeshire. Head of Digital Infrastructure, Cambridgeshire County Council
. Paul Copping, Smart City Advisor, Digital Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich

01:15PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Panel: The cloud and big data as the cornerstone for Smart Cities

Andrew Brown

Executive Director - Enterprise and IoT Research

Strategy Analytics

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Karin Nilsdotter

Chief Future Business Officer

The Node Pole

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Iain Stewart

Utilities Industry Consultant EMEA

Teradata International

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Andrew Hatton

Head of IT

Greenpeace

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Ian Jones

Solution Architect (Smart Cities)

Leeds City Council

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Will Venters

Department of Management

London School of Economics

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  • Big data management via the cloud? – Exploring different strategies for making smart use of the width of data generated via smart cities
  • How does big data technology help to improve smart cities? From public safety, to urban transportation, water and energy management and public sentiment analysis
  • What cloud platforms, data analytics tools and other big data technology are currently available? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using those?
  • In what way can cloud-based big data analytics help cities to achieve competitive advantage?

 

Moderator: . Andrew Brown, Executive Director - Enterprise and IoT Research, Strategy Analytics
. Karin Nilsdotter, Chief Future Business Officer, The Node Pole
. Iain Stewart, Utilities Industry Consultant EMEA, Teradata International
. Andrew Hatton, Head of IT, Greenpeace
. Ian Jones, Solution Architect (Smart Cities), Leeds City Council
. Will Venters, Department of Management, London School of Economics

02:40PM

Revolution with Civic Tech Beyond Cities, Fueling IoT industry through high potential start ups

  • We explore the iBeacon Living Lab in Amsterdam and CityOS
  • IoT living labs and Coding activities around the world, that empowers talent and promising start ups to fully utilise IoT data and build meaningful apps for better Quality of Life in cities.
. Katalin Gallyas, CEO, Civic Tech Amsterdam

03:10PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

MK:Smart – Enabling data-driven open innovation

Enrico Motta

Prof of Knowledge Technologies; Director, MK:Smart

The Open University

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  • An overview of the MK: Smart Project and its role in the MK Innovation Cluster and Future City Strategy
  • How to manage vast amounts of data relevant to city systems
  • Discussing the complexity of the “MK Data Hub” and its value to businesses and researchers
  • Exploring concrete IoT solutions that support smart city innovation and economic growth
. Enrico Motta, Prof of Knowledge Technologies; Director, MK:Smart, The Open University

04:30PM

Panel: Smart Grids, sustainable cities and innovations in energy

Craig Bachmann

Advisor & Senior Director of the Open Digital Program

TMForum

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Nicolas Duran

Software engineer

Qarnot computing

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Alex Nyahoe

Account Manager

relayr

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James Noakes

Mayoral Lead for Energy and Smart City

Liverpool City Council

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  • Exploring ways to make cities more effective and energy efficient using M2M and IOT solutions
  • Smart grids as a gateway towards a better quality of life in cities?
  • What processes need to be in place to adopt and implement innovative energy such as training of electricians and engineers?
  • Strategies for individual businesses to support the path towards becoming a more sustainable and economic city (e.g. smart buildings)
  • Discussing city partnerships with global leading companies to reach smart city goals – benefits and challenges

 

Moderator: . Craig Bachmann, Advisor & Senior Director of the Open Digital Program, TMForum
. Nicolas Duran, Software engineer, Qarnot computing
. Alex Nyahoe, Account Manager, relayr
. James Noakes, Mayoral Lead for Energy and Smart City, Liverpool City Council

05:00PM

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